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Buzzards Bay is located in southern Massachusetts along the north western side of the Cape Cod Canal. The tidal salt water bay is bordered on its entire east side by the towns of Upper Cape Cod and on its entire west side by 6 towns in southernmost Massachusetts. Buzzards Bay was established by Congress in 1985 as an "Estuary of National Significance".

The bay is home to many water and land recreational activities. On the water they include sailing and fishing, swimming and sunbathing. On the vast land surrounding Buzzards Bay you can visit State Forests and Reservations and take part in field trips based on nature and environmental studies. There are also numerous hiking and bike trails that lead to the bay from all of the surrounding communities.

Plan to attend or participate in the Buzzards Bay Regatta or just spend a leisurely vacation in and around Buzzards Bay. It will prove to be a memorable and pleasurable experience.

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Mount Auburn Book Club: Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston
Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston by Michael Rawson explores the topics of providing drinking water to residents, establishing a network of parks and greenways and other aspects of city life that we now take for granted in Boston.  Many of the people involved with these grand initiatives are buried at Mount Auburn. Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets.  Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here.  The Book Club meets on the second Thursday of each month.  Coffee and tea are provided.   Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

When: Jun 9, 2016 10 AM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10 )
Jimmy Connor


When: May 26, 2016 9 PM in Foxboro, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 21 )
IMP Math Training & End-of-Year Wrap-Up
Join Julie Loh, IMP Director, and Johanny Canada-Hlatshwayo, Math Coach at the Amigos School, for a session on best math tutoring practices. For the first half, Johanny will lead us in a presentation on how students are learning math in the classroom, what to expect in each grade, and games/activities targeting those specific grade level skills students are expected to master.  For the last half, we will break up into smaller groups to meet one another, share our experiences this past year, and have a chance to practice games.   Presentation by: Johanny Canada-Hlatshwayo, Math Coach, Amigos School Location: CRLS Fiction Room in Library Food: Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Parking: School parking garage can be accessed via Ellery Street. Cambridge resident parking is available on most side streets. There is also meter parking on Broadway, Felton, and Cambridge St.  Public Transportation: The Harvard Square stop on the Red Line is about a 10-minute walk to the school.

When: May 26, 2016 5 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 17 )
Live Words Open Mic, $100 Cash Prize
An evening of Stand Up Comedy, Poetry Slam, Storytelling, Improv, Spoken Word, Literary Reading - All mixed into one! Every 2nd Thursday at Dudley Cafe. 7pm-9pm.  $100 Cash Prize. Here's The Deal: 1) Live Words is Boston's monthly untamed open mic where anything goes.  15 spots, 3 min routines.  $100 cash prize to the best artist of the night (From Open Mic Only) 2) Live Words is also a 6 Week Performance-Based Speaker Training program produced by BostonSpeaks.  Each week students receive an intro masterclass on Stand-Up, Improv, Poetry Slam, Storytelling, Vocal Variety and Body Language Training.  Featuring Boston's most talented and award-winning instructors. The class concludes with a student showcase/open mic where students will get to perform a 3-minutes routine of their choice.  Important Details: 7pm - Performance featuring our ROCKSTAR students / Open Mic Signups 8pm - Open Mic (15 Spots, 3 min each) Email Kit Pang to sign-up, kit@bostonspeaks.com $100 Cash Prize - Best Artist of the Night (From Open Mic Only) Performers are judged based on 5 categories: Audience Engagement, Originality, Stage Presence, Flow, Creativity  BostonSpeaks - Communicate Better, Live Better

When: Jun 9, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19 )
Restoring Our Egyptian Revival Gateway: The Iron Fence
In the summer of 2015 Mount Auburn embarked on an ambitious two year restoration of the iconic Egyptian Revival Gateway, starting with the remaining sections of ca. 1844 cast iron fence and the ca. 1913 vehicle gates.  Join Gus Fraser, Vice President of Preservation and Facilities, to learn about the difficult decisions and many challenges encountered removing, repairing and finally reinstalling the fence and gates. Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.    

When: May 26, 2016 12 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 12 )
Lag B'Omer Carnival on Harvard Street
Event Date: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pmEvent InfoWebsite: 
http://www.ChaiKidz.com/Lag
Cost: 
$5
Recommended Age: 
2+

When: May 26, 2016 12 AM to May 26, 2016 12 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: $5 (Thu, 26 May 2016 00 )
DJ Chris Ewen Presents: Tension. Post-Punk, Indie Dance, and More - 10
When: May 26, 2016 10 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Thu, 26 May 2016 22 )
Go Where You’re Not Invited
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Boston Professional Section presents: Go Where You’re Not Invited   Sponsored by The Mitre Corporation   Presented by   Dr. Marion C. Michaud Topic Overview SWE-Boston invites all members to attend Dr. Marion C. Michaud’s insightful presentation into what it means to be a cyber security engineer. She will share the personal experiences that led her to her current role, from the female STEM perspective. Dr. Michaud is the Technical Director of the Cyber Security Technical Center in the Center for National Security at The MITRE Corporation. She has overseen teams whose work literally advanced the state of the art ranging from threat intelligence analysis to new security engineering approaches to creating a collection of cyber defense standards now widely adopted by industry. Dr. Michaud’s success as a leader stems from her ability to foster innovation and thought leadership. While able to recognize and grow outstanding technical talent, she also inspires the high levels of engagement and creative problem-solving needed to stay on the cutting edge of cyber security. Agenda 5:30 – 6:00 Appetizers & Networking 6:00 – 6:30 Dinner 6:30 – 6:45 MITRE & SWE Introduction 6:45 – 7:45 Main Presentation and Q&A 7:45 – 8:00 Wrap Up Dinner will be provided. Vegetarian Option available. NOTE: All visitors to MITRE must show government-issued proof of identification, such as a driver's license, green card or a passport. SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS: If you are not a U.S. citizen or legal resident, please understand that only those who registered by May 18th can be admitted. Unfortunately, MITRE cannot admit foreign nationals who do not RSVP ahead of time. When you arrive, you must show proper identification from your country of origin with your photo on it (i.e. a passport) or a green card for U.S. legal residents. Due to national security restrictions, foreign national visitors are prohibited from bringing any portable electronic device into MITRE facilities such as laptops, cell phones, personal digital assistants, SMS devices, USB drives, cameras or sound recording devices. We respectfully request that you leave those articles in your vehicle or at home.     Additional Information About the Speaker   When the MITRE Corporation established its Cyber Security Technical Center in October, 2013, it tapped Dr. Marion Michaud to be the Technical Director. Marion’s experience as executive Director of MITRE’s Cyber Security Division for the prior eight years made her the natural choice to lead this team of over 420 cyber security professionals. The Center helps protect essential systems across the spectrum of federal agencies, including the Air Force, Army, Navy, Combatant Commands, DISA, NRO, DHS, FAA, IRS, VA, and many other agencies. In her previous roles at MITRE, she was responsible for information security engineering, leading efforts that ranged from research and acquisition to operational support. Her work has included security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, security process improvement, architectures, cross-domain solutions, mission assurance engineering, risk assessments, forensic research, technology transition and deployment, and evaluating impact on policy development. Her technical work has included projects such as parallel computing and simulation and modeling. Prior to joining MITRE, Dr. Michaud assisted the Air Force in developing mission-needs modeling and introduced new technology to support the budgeting process. She served as an Assistant Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science Departments at Siena College, in Loudonville, New York, where she also served as the Mathematics Department Head. Dr. Michaud received her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University in 1980, her M.S. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University in 1975, and her B.S. in Mathematics and Education from Syracuse University in 1974. About MITRE The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization that operates research and development centers sponsored by the federal government. Our centers support our sponsors with scientific research and analysis, development and acquisition, and systems engineering and integration. We also have an independent research program that explores new and expanded uses of technologies to meet our sponsors’ needs. Our principal locations are in Bedford, MA, and McLean, VA. To learn more, visit www.mitre.org.  Directions: http://www.mitre.org/sites/default/files/pdf/bedford-campus-map.pdf   The MITRE Corporation 202 Burlington Road  Bedford, MA 01730   Parking: Please drive in the main entrance on Route 62 (Burlington Road) and turn left toward M-building. Park in the parking structure.  "Tickets are non-refundable.  However, if a request is made at least 72 hours before the scheduled event, the amount paid can be used as credit towards a future event.  Please note that this credit expires within 60 days of the request being approved."

When: May 26, 2016 5 PM in Bedford, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 17 )
Express Yourself


When: May 26, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 19 )
Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers
Age Limit: All Ages

Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers



When: May 26, 2016 6 PM in Greenfield, Massachusetts
Cost: $130 (Thu, 26 May 2016 18 )
Author Event: Nadia Hohn "Malaika's Costume" Story Time
It’s Carnival time. The first Carnival since Malaika’s mother moved to Canada to find a good job and provide for Malaika and her grandmother. Her mother promised she would send money for a costume, but when the money doesn’t arrive, will Malaika still be able to dance in the parade? Disappointed and upset at her grandmother’s hand-me-down costume, Malaika leaves the house, running into Ms. Chin, the tailor, who offers Malaika a bag of scrap fabric. With her grandmother’s help, Malaika creates a patchwork rainbow peacock costume, and dances proudly in the parade. A heartwarming story about family, community and the celebration of Carnival, Nadia Hohn’s warm and colloquial language and Irene Luxbacher’s vibrant collage-style illustrations make this a strikingly original picture book. Nadia Hohn B.A. (Hon.), B.Ed. M.Ed. is an author, musician, diversity in children's books advocate, reviewer, and educator. The manuscript of Malaika’s Costume, her first picture book, won the Helen Isobel Sissons Canadian Children’s Story Award in 2014. She is also the author of two non-fiction titles, Music and Media Studies, part of the Sankofa series, which won the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award for Multicultural Non-Fiction. She was born and lives in Toronto, Canada where she teaches kindergarten, French, and music at an elementary school.

When: May 26, 2016 1 PM to May 26, 2016 3 PMin Westborough, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 13 )
John Taglieri
Solo Acoustic

When: May 26, 2016 9 PM in Abington, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 21 )
Northeast Security & Systems Contractors Expo
Northeast Security & Systems Contractors Expo is happening on 26 May 2016 at Royal Plaza Trade Center & Hotel Marlborough, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Computer Hardware & Software industry.

Book a stall at 10times.com!

When: May 26, 2016 12 AM to May 26, 2016 12 AMin Marlborough, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 00 )
Spanish Story Time
Event Date: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:15amEvent InfoWebsite: 
http://www.watertownlib.org/spanish-story-time
Cost: 
Free
Recommended Age: 
2-5

When: May 26, 2016 12 AM in Watertown, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 26 May 2016 00 )
One Team One Mission Mansfield Ma
Event Description Who’s ready for a OTOM Wrap Party?! We've partied our way through ONE2016, and now we're bringing the party to you!  It Works! One Team One Mission Wrap Parties are the perfect way to introduce your friends to the business and connect with other teams in your area. These single day events are led by top Distributors and focus on sharing the It Works! Way and opportunity, as well as learning how to get out of debt! Plus, there will be time for valuable networking. Join this amazing party with Black Diamond Kami Dempsey , Presidential Diamond Shannon Deibel , and Triple Diamond, Raegan Poschmann along with many more Top leaders. Itinerary  6-7 p.m. Registration and Wrapping 7-8 p.m. Party Pad Presentation  8-9 p.m. Open Networking  Dress: Come decked out in your It Works! black, green, and bling! All Distributors must purchase a ticket All tickets are non-refundable Tickets available at the door $20 CASH only

When: Jun 29, 2016 6 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18 )
Phantom @ "Fenway"
Ever wondered .... If you've done your job over 1,000 times, how do you not get bored? What are some ways to deal with a diva at work? When is it time to stretch your skills and take on a role that is more demanding? Join me for a conversation with Ciaran Sheehan who has played Phantom over 1000 times. You'll have an opportunity to hear the behind-the-scenes stories of putting on one of the world's most successful productions and how it applies to your success. Here's a sneak preview of his Music of the Night ... (NOTE: music will start playing when you click on this link.) Join me, Diane Darling, for a "TED Tandem" - yes, I made up that name. It's a TED talk with two people.  I'll get the conversation started and there will be time for your questions. LOCATION:  Many, many thanks to the team at CSpace for sharing their incredible location. We'll meet in "Fenway" (room for about 120) .... so sign up fast! Want to meet Ciaran beforehand? Sign up for VIP tickets. See you soon! ~ Diane Darling Interested in sponsoring? LIMITED opportunity - please email me (Diane@DianeDarling.com)

When: Jun 15, 2016 5 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17 )
Rich Dad Education Offers Free Stock Success Workshops in Woburn, MA May 26th
Rich Dad Education, a leader in providing financial education is holding 4 free Stock Success Workshops in the Boston area May 25th and 26th. THE STOCK SUCCESS WORKSHOP is Rich Dad Education's 2-hour free training designed to show you how to build wealth through the stock market. We'll give you the opportunity to learn what the market pros know and use everyday to make money in the stock market - no matter which way prices are headed! You'll learn specific techniques that can help you predict the direction of a specific stock, an industry in general or the market as a whole including: Fundamental Stock Analysis Charting Identifying The Best Entry Point Reducing Risks Protecting Your Trades With Stops And Exits Options Marketing Scanning And So Much More! *Receive a Silver Ingot just for attending this FREE workshop! PLUS! A CHANCE TO WIN A FREE TABLET. One lucky person each week will win a brand new tablet! All you have to do is show up to be eligible to win!  Following are the dates and locations for the upcoming Boston area workshops:   Wednesday, May 25, 2016   The Courtyard by Marriott Hotel 777 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA 02139 12:30 pm & 6:00 pm   Thursday, May 26, 2016   The Hilton Boston Woburn 2 Forbes Road Woburn, MA 01801 9:00 am & 1:30 pm   Rich Dad Education urges anyone who is interested in learning more about the knowledge and tools necessary to trade in today’s opportunity-rich markets to attend this event. Attendees will also receive a gift for attending. To register, call 800-473-9215 or visit www.richdadstock.com.   Robert Kiyosaki will not attend this event. Additional Rich Dad Education products and services will be offered for sale. 

When: May 26, 2016 12 PM in Woburn, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 12 )
BPS Wellness Summit
Join Members of the Boston Public Schools community as we come together this spring to share resources and success stories, and inspire leadership to create sustainable, healthy,  whole-school environments at the 9th annual Boston Public Schools Wellness Summit. This full day event will feature: Remarks by Superintendent Tommy Chang Keynote Address by John Ratey of Harvard Medical School Showcase of BPS departments & community partners A healthy breakfast and lunch Physical activity throughout the day Breakout sessions - schools, departments and community partners will share their best practices in collaborating to improve student health and wellness on a variety of topic areas A special awards ceremony to honor schools for accomplishments in creating healthy schools Multiple components contribute to making our schools healthy and conducive to learning and development. During this year’s Wellness Summit, attendees will learn about whole-school approaches to integrating health and wellness into the school day to make the healthy choice the easy choice for all BPS students.    

When: May 26, 2016 8 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 08 )
Refusing to Join the Looting Bandwagon
In a central African country, where many political and business leaders were openly corrupt, Michael* was faced with tough decisions as the newly appointed CEO of Agricor, Inc.* Forced to operate in a sea of corruption, and in a country in economic freefall, Michael had to combat not only external corruption, but internal corruption as well.  Join professor Cynthia Ingols for a hands-on learning exerperience using her award winning case, “Refusing to Join the ‘Looting Bandwagon.'" Ingols implements the Giving Voice to Values methodology to ensure values-based leadership in business curricula. This is a great opportunity to expand the traditional understanding of business case study discussions while learning about Michael’s campaign to rid his company of the corrosive elements of bribes and kickbacks!   *Name changed to disguise the person/company/country Speaker: Cynthia Ingols, an experienced professor, consultant and researcher, who specializes in the ways individuals lead and organizations change and negotiate with their environments. Ingols is the faculty director of Strategic Leadership for Women, an executive education program that strengths the leadership skills, attitudes and motivations of its participants. 

When: Jun 16, 2016 12 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12 )
The Strawbs (Electric)
Strawbs will play Hero & Heroine, named one of the 50 greatest prog rock albums of all time by Rolling Stone, in its entirety followed by a set of Strawbs faves

When: May 26, 2016 7 PM in Northampton, Massachusetts
Cost:
adv $25   
door $30 (Thu, 26 May 2016 19 )
3D Design and Print Intro (18+)
This crash course in 3D design and printing will introduce basic CAD (computer aided design) tools as students learn how to create and prepare a digital object for 3D printing. We'll explore how CAD can be used as both an artistic and practical tool by examining different designs created both in-house and by the web community. During the printing process, students will learn a bit about how we maintain and modify our in-house printers to achieve the best results possible with any given print. Each student will leave with a simple 3D printed object they created, along with the basic skills needed to further explore CAD and 3D printing applications on their own. Students are welcome to bring their own computers to this workshop, though in-house computers will also be available. What we will cover: Use of basic CAD tools and techniques in Autodesk's free 123D Design software How to adjust printer settings and prepare a model for a successful print in MakerBot Desktop Calibration, general use, and maintenance of the Flashforge Creator 3D printer

When: Jun 2, 2016 6 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Jun 2016 18 )
Kittyhawk, Dowsing, Save Ends, Lilith, Harris Mendell of Sundials
When: May 26, 2016 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit website for price range. (Thu, 26 May 2016 20 )
Bret Michaels, Warrant, Trixter, RATT & Lita Ford
When: Jun 18, 2016 5 PM in Springfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 38.00 - 88.00 (Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17 )
YA Author Visit: Maggie Stiefvater
Event Date: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pmEvent InfoWebsite: 
http://www.brooklinelibrary.org/programs/special-events/052616-maggie-stiefvater
Cost: 
Free
Recommended Age: 
12+

When: May 26, 2016 12 AM to May 26, 2016 12 AMin Brookline, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 26 May 2016 00 )
A Celebration of Spring
Event Date: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:30pmEvent InfoWebsite: 
http://www.perkins.org/get-involved/events/a-celebration-of-spring
Cost: 
Free
Recommended Age: 
All ages

When: May 26, 2016 12 AM in Watertown, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 26 May 2016 00 )
Memorial Day Garden of Flags
Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Mon May 30 2016. Thursday, May 26, 2016 Various times
Friday, May 27, 2016 Various times
Saturday, May 28, 2016 Various times
Sunday, May 29, 2016 Various times
Monday, May 30, 2016 Various timesEvent InfoWebsite: 
http://www.massmilitaryheroes.org
Cost: 
Free
Recommended Age: 
All ages

When: May 26, 2016 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 26 May 2016 00 )
Rob Schneider
When: Oct 7, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 32.00 - 32.00 (Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19 )
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band
When: Aug 20, 2016 8 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 36.00 - 136.00 (Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20 )
Hollywood Babble-On: Kevin Smith & Ralph Garman
Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman take a twisted look at showbiz news and bite the Hollywood hand that feeds them. Sometimes, they feel bad and give Hollywood a tetanus shot and some Neosporin, but, even then, they usually just turn around and bite Hollywood's other hand. They can't help it. It's their nature. It's like that “scorpion and frog” story. But, deep down, they're just two nice East Coast boys… who happen to have a heavy dependence on drugs and alcohol, respectively.

When: Jun 10, 2016 10 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $37 (Fri, 10 Jun 2016 22 )
Black Sabbath: The End
When: Aug 25, 2016 7 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 29.50 - 163.50 (Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19 )
Summer Craftacular - Craft Beer Tasting & Gourmet Pizza Buffet
We are excited to invite you to our Summer CRAFTACULAR on Wednesday June 15th Local Craft Beer Tasting & Gourmet Pizza Buffet from 7 to 9PM. Sample beers from Seven Craft Breweries! Harpoon Brewery Backlash Beer Co. Newburyport Brewing Samuel Adams Downeast Cider House Mayflower Brewing Company Narragansett Brewery Tickets include both Gourmet Pizza Buffet and craft beer tasting! Lounge Music by DJ J-Wall Please email drosen@milkywayjp.com with any questions



When: Jun 15, 2016 7 PM to Jun 15, 2016 9 PMin Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 20 USD (Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19 )
Keith Urban
When: Jun 25, 2016 7 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19 )
Lucius
with JD McPherson
What a difference three years makes. Lucius went from being the five-piece Rolling Stone claimed was the "Best Band you've never heard of" to the group you can't get enough of. Fronted by the sleek and compelling look-alike twosome of Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig and backed by their counterpart bandmates Dan Molad, Pete Lalish and Andy Burri, Lucius spent more than 250 days on the road in the past year. They've sold out shows big and small, headlined all over the US and Europe, played slots at Bonnaroo, Newport Folk Festival, Lollapalooza, End of The Road, Reading and Leeds Festivals and more and shared the stage with a variety of musicians including Roger Waters, Jack White, Mavis Staples, Jeff Tweedy, Sara Bareilles, The Head and the Heart, Tegan and Sara and David Byrne.The band's uphill ascent began when Jess and Holly crossed paths while at college in Boston; more than 10 years ago, Lucius started making music and hasn't stopped since. Along the way they've become NPR darlings, grist for Britain's prestigious Guardian and favorites of the Nobel-prize winning New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. Since the critically acclaimed release of their 2013 debut LP Wildewoman they have built a stunningly loyal following, and share an intimate bond with their fans. It's not uncommon to see Lucius doppelgngers in the crowd.Sitting with Jess and Holly to discuss the band's sonically-grand and emotionally-honest sophomore release Good Grief, the first thing that strikes you when you meet the frontwomen of Lucius is how fine-boned and delicate they both are. But even more striking is that they don't actually look alike once you see them offstage. Their builds are markedly different: Jess is curvy, with a generous mouth and eyes that tilt up at the corners; Holly is willowy and angular, serious and with the pale complexion that conjures up the image of a Nordic princess. But despite the six-inch disparity in their height on stage you could swear they were identical. Of course it helps that they always dress exactly alike, their hair is the same style and shade right now a warm curry red and they sing in a strong unison, doubling their high, clear voices and creating a third sound that is as unnerving as it is lovely, like two mirrors, creating an infinite number of reflections that reveal as much as they obscure. "We wanted to feel like we were transforming ourselves and going into a different head space while performing," Jess says. "In some way I think what we do is like a fantasy. We wanted to take people along with us for a ride. We wanted to present that visually so when you look at us you're seeing what you're hearing." What you're hearing (and seeing) when Lucius takes the stage are two voices becoming one. The band's distinctive play on duality showcases Jess and Holly's powerful voices at the center bolstered and surrounded by the mathematically precise drumming of Dan with the graceful, chiming guitars of Pete and Andy. Together the quintet create a sound the New Yorker calls "seemingly impossible with flawless grace that brings delicate beauty to even the most bombastic moments."The recordings on Lucius' second studio album Good Grief mirror the band's distinguishing on-stage configuration. One shared figure 8 mic serves as an anchor for conversation between the band's lead duo, which has resulted in the 11 raw and often heart wrenching songs you hear on the album. Among these is the explosive track "Gone Insane," which gives a direct look into one of the few arguments between Jess and Holly. "Some songs really feel like an expulsion of emotions, beyond your control," Holly says. "The writing of 'Gone Insane' was based on the feeling after one of those loose cannon type of heated fights, with helplessness and rage hitting you in alternating waves.""But maybe the perfect description of this song comes in the recording process," Jess adds. "Holly and I have seen maybe three arguments in the past 12 years. But perhaps the biggest of all, came the day we were to record this song. Emotions were running high, and at some point, Holly blew up at me. In shock, I yelled back and we both stormed off."This was a prime example of our partnership because a short while later she returned, we apologized, hugged and immediately went to record. It was just the two of us in the dark. There was no plan for vocal arrangement, we wanted to use the intensity of the moment and go for it. The 'falling off' part at the end of the song was completely organic, the two of us screaming into the same mic, losing it, together, in song form, as the lyrics suggest. ""It was definitely one of those magic studio moments you can't quite explain," Holly finishes. A majority of the tracks on Good Grief fall in line with the overarching theme of discovering the goodness that can come from any hardship. The album proves to be a release for the band both physically and emotionally, after experiencing the highs and lows of being on the road for almost two years, the band moved to Los Angeles from Brooklyn where the album was recorded during the spring and early summer of 2015 at Grammy-winning engineer and producer Shawn Everett's studio.However, a few songs including the first single "Born Again Teen" became what Holly describes as something like "the antithesis of the other things that we were working on, to give ourselves some relief."From the first swooping, synthy intro of "Something About You" to the alarm-clock menace of "What We Have (To Change)," there's a sense that these expertly wrought pop songs are full of emotional depth. They veer from sassy, soul-drenched vocals to glitzy rhythmic pop to songs that call up the charm and crushed innocence of '60s girl groups, but in the end there is no comparison to the dark secrets Jess and Holly convey when they put their two voices together. "There are songs here that are deeply personal and emotional, and in a way we've exposed ourselves to reveal parts that are fragile, maybe even a little broken, but not destroyed," Jess says. "There's certainly a little bit of humor, and there's also a lot of truth and sadness."The lyrics of Good Grief read like personal journal entries because the friendship and writing partnership established between the band's cofounders has given the women of Lucius an outlet to express their unusually parallel experiences. "I always say Holly's been the healthiest and longest relationship I've ever had," Jess says. That relationship has clearly blossomed musically into a many-faceted, enthralling sound and image sure to resonate deeply with music lovers everywhere. March 2016 brings the release of Good Grief, the band's highly anticipated sophomore effort.

When: Sep 21, 2016 7 PM in Northampton, Massachusetts
Cost: $25.00 (Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19 )
"Ella and Frank"
Ella and Frank -- American Idol Finalist & Rat Pack Crooner Pay Tribute to Two Legends

Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald are undeniably the King and Queen of the Great American Songbook. Though frequent collaborators and dear friends, the pair never managed to record a studio album together, but they did make history in 1975 when they sold out 16 shows at Broadway's Uris Theatre. Now see them sing together again with a little help from two bright stars in Ella & Frank: The Concert, at Lexington's Cary Memorial Hall. American Idol finalist Siobhan Magnus and crooner Mark Mahar re-create that special vocal chemistry for a new generation. With a full band behind them, Magnus and Mahar perform an evening of classics as they were meant to be performed, with skill, verve and true American style.

When: Jun 18, 2016 8 PM in Lexington, Massachusetts
Cost: $17.50 - $24.50 (Sat, 18 Jun 2016 20 )
The Band Perry
When: Aug 14, 2016 7 PM in Cohasset, Massachusetts (Sun, 14 Aug 2016 19 )
Umphrey's McGee
When: Aug 12, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 29.50 - 35.00 (Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18 )
Pentatonix & Us the Duo
When: Nov 9, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 29.50 - 85.00 (Wed, 09 Nov 2016 19 )
Meghan Trainor & Hailee Steinfeld
When: Sep 24, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 29.95 - 59.95 (Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19 )
Tutor Adult Immigrants in ESOL!
Sponsored by: Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
Minimum age: 18
The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) is looking for self-driven, dedicated individuals to help tutor adults enrolled in our ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes! Come volunteer with us for a semester, and you'll...- Develop valuable teaching and communication skills;- Le . . .

When: May 26, 2016 12 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 00 )
Jack Garratt
When: Jun 15, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $22.50 advance / $25 day of show (Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19 )
Help Boston Public School students - Become an Academic Mentor!
Sponsored by: Boston Partners in Education
Minimum age: 18
Boston Partners in Education is gearing up for the new year!We’re seeking out members from our community to volunteer and become academic mentors in the Boston Public Schools!Academic mentors support K-12 students during the school day, one-on-one or in small groups. They help in reading, writing . . . . . .

When: May 26, 2016 8 AM in Boston, Massachusetts (Thu, 26 May 2016 08 )
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees
MLB Baseball

When: Sep 17, 2016 1:05:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Sep 2016 13:05:00 )
Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers
MLB Baseball

When: Jul 6, 2016 7:10:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:10:00 )
5 Seconds of Summer
When: Jul 9, 2016 7 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts
Cost: 25.00 - 79.95 (Sat, 09 Jul 2016 19 )
Young the Giant
When: Sep 18, 2016 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 29.50 - 39.50 (Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19 )
Eileen Ivers Connecting The Roots and Michael Londra’s Celtic Fire
Legendary fiddler Eileen Ivers’ new show Connecting The Roots takes the audience on a musical journey exploring the rich roots of American music and dance. The concert showcases how Irish music and dance have integrated with various roots music of North America to create one of the richest cross-pollinations of folk music styles in the world. It brings to light the influences of the Celtic tradition on roots music ... bluegrass, French Canadian, Cajun and Appalachian ... and how it journeyed on to become a fundamental ingredient of the American country music tradition. Michale Londra is the voice of Riverdance while on Broadway. He was the Best Irish Tenor at the 2012 Irish Music Awards and was nominated for two Emmy awards. His song “Danny Boy” has over 6.5 million views on YouTube. Michael Londra was the Special Guest to the 50th Anniversary of JFK’s visit to Ireland. His TV special "Michael Londra’s Beyond Celtic” aired across the US over 400 times.

When: Jul 14, 2016 7 PM in Hyannis, Massachusetts (Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19 )
Huey Lewis and The News
Huey Lewis and The News are truly one of America’s great rock & roll bands. As they enter their 37th year together, their contagious brand of music has outlasted countless trends, and is as fresh today as ever. Formed from two rival Bay Area bands in 1979, they continue to thrill audiences worldwide, selling over 20 million albums in the process, earning them the right to mark their place on the pop history map. These Grammy Award winners have written and performed such classic Top Ten Hits as “Heart of Rock & Roll”, “Stuck With You”, “I Want A New Drug”, “If This Is It”, “Hip To Be Square” “Do You Believe In Love” and “Workin’ For A Livin”. The group also wrote and performed “The Power of Love” and “Back in Time” for the hit film Back To The Future. “The Power of Love”, nominated for an Academy Award, went to #1 on Billboard’s singles chart, and was a smash hit worldwide.

When: Jul 29, 2016 7 PM in Cohasset, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19 )
Steely Dan & Steve Winwood
When: Jul 7, 2016 7 PM in Mansfield, Massachusetts (Thu, 07 Jul 2016 19 )
Volunteer to Work with Homeless Children
Sponsored by: Horizons for Homeless Children
Minimum age: 16
Two hours of play- A lifetime of difference!Volunteers are needed to spend time playing with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Massachusetts.Horizons for Homeless Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children by providing qualit . . .

When: Jun 28, 2016 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18 )
An Evening with ABBA The Concert
ABBA THE CONCERT quickly became known for its fantastic ABBA-sound and the stunning live “ABBA-esque” performance. The audience and press all agreed – this is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get. ABBA THE CONCERT, will bring one of the GREATEST pop phenomenons in the history of music back to life, having had many successful US and International tours.

When: Aug 10, 2016 8 PM in Hyannis, Massachusetts (Wed, 10 Aug 2016 20 )

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